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United States Patent D339,674
Avar September 28, 1993

Shoe midsole periphery


The ornamental design for a shoe midsole periphery, as shown and described.
Inventors: Avar; Eric P. (Beaverton, OR)
Assignee: Nike, Inc. (Beaverton, OR)
Appl. No.: 07/935,371
Filed: August 26, 1992

Current U.S. Class: D2/977
Field of Search: D2/264,265,308-314,317-323 36/25R,28,29,32R,45,83,84,89,100-107,112-114,132,136,137

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
D310442 September 1990 Hatfield
D312917 December 1990 Hatfield
D312918 December 1990 Aveni
D317828 July 1991 Rogers
D321974 December 1991 Hatfield
D322506 December 1991 Rogers
D329739 September 1992 Hatfield
D330797 November 1992 Lucas
D331143 November 1992 McDonald
D332861 February 1993 Worthington
5131173 July 1992 Anderie

Other References

"Air Ultra Force High", p. 22, Nike Fall 1990 catalog. .
"Air Mach Force", shoes, p. 34, Nike Fall 1991 catalog. .
"Air Max ST", p. 8 and Air Raid, p. 26, Nike Fall 1992 catalog. .
"Air Approach", p. 74, Nike Fall 1991 catalog..

Primary Examiner: Zarfas; Louis S.
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Banner, Birch, McKie & Beckett


FIG. 1 is a side elevational view of one side of a shoe midsole periphery showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a side elevational view of the other side of the midsole shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 3 is a rear elevational view of the midsole shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 4 is a front elevational view of the midsole shown in FIG. 1;

FIG. 5 is a partial cross section taken along line 5--5 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 6 is a partial cross section taken along line 6--6 of FIG. 1;

FIG. 7 is a partial cross section taken along line 7--7 of FIG. 1; and,

FIG. 8 is a cross sectional view taken along line 8--8 of FIG. 1.

The broken lines showing the shoe upper and the remaining portions of the sole in FIGS. 1-4 are for illustrative purposes only and form no part of the claimed design.

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